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The Silver Fleet

By: Rydberg, Ernie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07890

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. Dust jacket has a black mark on the front panel, like an "X." and a name (Child's handwriting) on the front flap. A bit of rubbing to the rear panel of the jacket also. 150 pages, illustrated (frontispiece and a few page decorations). A young Portuguese-American boy gets a chance to work with his father on a tuna fishing boat. View more info

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Little Annie of Christian Creek

By: Sanker, Thomas J.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Seattle, Storytellers Ink: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 06073

ISBN: 1880812169

Condition: Near Fine


Small bump to the bottom edge. Autograph sticker on the front cover, ISBN/price sticker on the rear cover. Also on the front cover is a gold sticker indicating this book is a title in the Light Up the Mind of a Child Series. Story of an orphan moose struggling to survive a treacherous winter in Wyoming's high country. 49 pages, illustrated and photographed by the author. View more info

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Hannah Szenes: A Song of Light

By: Schur, Maxine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05348

ISBN: 0827602510

Condition: Near Fine


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Adventures of Fraser the Yellow Dog: Rescue on Star Mountain

By: Sheeley, Jill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aspen, Colorado, Courtney Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07871

ISBN: 0960910867

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny trace of wear at the head of the spine, otherwise a fine, clean copy signed by the author (and a paw print of Fraser!). One of seven books in the Fraser rescue series. View more info

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All the Papas: A True Love Story for Fathers and Their Children

By: Shough, Carol Gandee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina, Summerhouse Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07616

ISBN: 1887714367

Condition: Fine


Inscribed and signed by the author: "To the children of Grace Presbyterian Church, Please enjoy! Carol Gandee SHough, 2004." Illustrated by the author. View more info

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Einstein Anderson Makes Up for Lost Time

By: Simon, Seymour

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07520

ISBN: 067029067X

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny mark on the fore-edge of the page block, else a fine, clean copy. Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon. Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection. View more info

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Mike the Tiger Enrolls at LSU

By: Smith, Georgia Tucker

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Legacy Publishing Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09460

Condition: Good


Slight rubbing ear at the corners and spine ends. Gift inscription and a child's writing and scribbling inside the front cover. The rest of the book is free of any marks or writing. Thirty pages (not numbered) with illustrations on every page. Scarce. View more info

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High Elk's Treasure

By: Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Holiday House: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01617

ISBN: 0823402126

Condition: Near Fine


Binder's glue visible from under the endpapers and a very faint bit of edge toning--very faint--to the jacket. View more info

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A Fire in My Hands: Revised and Expanded Edition

By: Soto, Gary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Orlando, Florida, Harcourt, Inc.: 2006

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 08099

ISBN: 0152055649

Condition: Fine


Publsiher's review copy slip laid in. View more info

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Crazy Weekend

By: Soto, Gary (SIGNED)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Press: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 02940

ISBN: 0590478141

Condition: Near Fine


Light bumping at the tail of the spine. Jacket protected in a new mylar cover. Personally inscribed to previous owner, signed and dated in the year of publication. View more info

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A Country Tale

By: Stanley, Diane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Four Winds Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09025

ISBN: 0027867803

Condition: Fine


Several small stains on the rear panel of the dust jacket, otherwise fine. Signed by the author to the previous owner: "To Page, best wishes for happy reading, Diane Stanley." From the publisher: "An ill-fated visit to the city home of the elegant Mrs. Snickers teaches an impressionable country cat a little about herself and friendship." View more info

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Peter the Great

By: Stanley, Diane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Four Winds Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10433

ISBN: 0027867900

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear. The dust jacket is price clipped and has a few nicks to the edges and scratches to the rear panel. Signed by the author on the title page to the previous owners (John and Billy) with an inscription in both English and Russian. Illustrated by the author. View more info

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Charles Dickens: The Man Who Had Great Expectations

By: Stanley, Diane and Peter Vennema

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Morrow Junior Books: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 06634

ISBN: 0688091105

Condition: Fine


Signed by author/illustrator Diane Stanley at the top of the title page. Color illustrations, no page numbers. A sketch of Charles Dickens' life for young readers. View more info

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Cook-A-Doodle-Doo!

By: Stevens, Janet; Crummel, Susan Stevens

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01156

ISBN: 0152019243

Condition: Fine


A slight curl of the jackets edges, top and bottom, otherwise a fine copy. A cooking story for children, with a recipe for strawberry shortcake integrated into the story. Big Brown Rooster, with help from his friends Turtle, Iguana, and Pot-Bellied Pig, figure out how to measure flour, beat an egg, and everything else necessary for preparing the old family recipe. An educational story with charming illustrations. View more info

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A Child's Garden of Verses

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1916

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10370

Condition: Good


Tan cloth with a pictorial front cover of a young girl reading a book in a window box. Shelf wear and cover wear to the corners and spine ends. Previous owner's name on the front free endpaper in a child's handwriting along with a gift inscription from her aunt, dated Christmas 1920. Some light foxing on several pages and browning to the front endpapers from old newspaper (now absent). The rest of the interior is clean and the binding is tight and square. 115 pages of color and black and white illustrations by Florence Edith Storer. View more info

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Bad Day at Riverbend

By: Van Allsburg, Chris

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08670

ISBN: 039567347x

Condition: Near Fine


About fine copy with just a trace of edge wear (slight bumping). View more info

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Becky and the Bear

By: Van Woerkom, Dorothy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07515

ISBN: 0399609245

Condition: Near Fine


Dust jacket wear--a few tiny edge tears and light rubbing. Forty-five pages, plus a brief bio page for the author and illustrator. A young girl in colonial Maine has an encounter with a bear and comes up with a creative solution to deal with it. Warmly inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon, on the front free endpaper.: "To Joan Lowery Nixon, whose friendship I cherish and whose opinions I value. Dorothy Van Woerkom. May 24, 1975." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See ... View more info

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Donkey Ysabel

By: Van Woerkom, Dorothy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Ready-to-Read: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07516

ISBN: 0027912809

Condition: Fine


Forty-five pages, plus a brief bio page for the author and illustrator. Ysabel the donkey is upset at being replaced by a car, but soon shows the farmer that she is superior to the automobile. Warmly inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon on the front free endpaper: "To Joan with sincere affection and admiration. Dorothy Van Woerkom. 10/31/78." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection. View more info

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Sea Frog, City Frog

By: Van Woerkom, Dorothy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Ready-to-Read: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07517

ISBN: 0027913007

Condition: Near Fine


Couple of small edge tears to jacket. Nice, clean copy, warmly inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon on the front free endpaper: "To Joan - writer extraordinaire - extraordinary friend - Dorothy Van Woerkom. August 28, 1975." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection. View more info

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The Friends of Abu Ali: Three More Tales of the Middle East

By: Van Woerkom, Dorothy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07523

ISBN: 0027913201

Condition: Fine


From Macmillan's Ready-to-Read series. Sequel to Abu Ali, these tales of the Middle East are retold by Van Woerkom. 64 pages. Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "For Joan with special thanks for all the good help along the way. Dorothy Van Woerkom. April 25, 1978." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection. View more info